CHICAGO -- Amtrak is offering special fares for fall.
The Amtrak Explore America fares apply to travel in any one of
four regions of the country for $179; any two adjacent regions for
$239; the entire country for $299; or travel within Florida for
$69. Passengers travel roundtrip by coach class and can stop to
visit in three cities, including their destination.
Fares are available through Nov. 14 for travel through Dec. 17.
Fares are nonrefundable and require a 14-day advance reservation.
Other restrictions apply.
Everyday coach discounts for seniors and children also can be
combined with the Fall Amtrak Explore America Fares. Passengers age
62 and over receive a 15% coach discount, and up to two children
ages 2 through 15 can travel for half-fare when accompanied by a
The trains allow passengers to dine and watch first-run films.
For an additional fee, travelers can upgrade to a private sleeping
accommodation that includes meals.
Amtrak, Phone: (800) USA-RAIL. Web: www.amtrak.com